Pinterest: Read The Manual!

A birthday card with a Herdwick ram with long fleece and magnificent horns – and a speech bubble and text ‘Happy Birthday’. Read the manual, or in the case of Pinterest, read the Pin Builder page for recommendations. And did I do that until now? No, I didn’t. Am I going to follow the recommendations…

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Posting From The UK To The EU: The New Rules

Since 29 December, EU countries have become subject to international postage rules as far as the UK is concerned. What this means in practice is that we will need to attach customs declaration forms on all packages we send outside of the UK. However, if you’re sending from Northern Ireland to the EU or Great…

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Ad 10 Square

Is there an optimum shape for an advertisement? In the print world, the size of advertisements is generally dictated by the size of the magazine or newspaper. A magazine of a certain size will sell advertisements based on a page, half page, quarter page, eighth page – so the individual advertisers simply have to follow…

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Easing Lockdown For Non Essential Shops

Have you seen the petition ‘Non Essential’ shops should be allowed to stay open during the current lockdown on the Parliament website? The petition is to allow ‘non-essential’ shops to stay open during the lockdown; including shops such as greetings cards shops, florists, clothes and shoe shops, electronics shops, music shops as long as they…

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This Will Be Fun

This is said ironically. I have been posting images of greeting cards, one at a time – to Flying Twigs on Pinterest, to our brand page on Twitter, and to our brand page on LinkedIn. I do four or five about once a week – and it will take months to post them all. So…

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